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Vote for Your Favorite New South Bay Eatery, Presented By Wells Fargo

Written By: Tamara Philips

Sausal, El Segundo

Anne Conness was the chef, partner and co-founder of South Bay favorites, Tin Roof Bistro and Simmzy’s and is now owner and chef of Sausal in El Segundo.

Sausal, meaning “willow” in old Spanish, is named for the vast farmstand that once encompassed much of the South Bay, Rancho Sausal Redondo. With a Mexican-inspired menu that pays homage to the history of Alta California cooking, Conness, brings that rich history forward with a new type of modern-rustic cooking she refers to as Nuevo Rancho Cuisine.


Suburbia, Redondo Beach

A neutral palette dotted with blues and grays that reflect the restaurant’s seaside location, Suburbia exudes a warm and welcoming environment. The restaurant serves modern, New American cuisine alongside craft beers, wines, and cocktails.


Hey 19 Public House, Torrance

Hey 19 Public House is a retro pub inspired by those developmental years in life when music, culture and good times reigned.  A place where people come to eat, drink, dance and enjoy taking a trip back to PeeChees and Farrah Fawcett.


Bowlology, El Segundo

This new El Segundo spot is a healthy kitchen and a go-to spot for smoothies and acai bowls. Always fresh…and beautiful, you can even get poke bowls with edamame and cucumbers to give it some green.


Kang Hodong Baekjeong, Torrance

“Kang Ho-Dong Baekjeong” offers premium meat with great service and is filled with traditional posters and furniture that creates a unique ambience where customers can experience the Korean food culture not only in their taste buds, but with all of their senses.


Craft Shack, The Point: El Segundo

Inspired by the type of beach shack you would trek through the sand to after a day in the water, Craft Shack invites guests to order at the walk-up counter and post-up on the spacious sunny patio overlooking the grassy grounds at The Point. The small but mighty menu features Craft Shack’s own signature burger and some killer dude-food like the Quesadilla Foldover, Nacho Fries, and Poke Tacos.


Baran’s 2239, Hermosa Beach

The long-awaited culinary collaboration by restaurant owners and brothers, Jonathan and Jason Baran, has finally opened its doors as Baran’s 2239 in Hermosa Beach. No stranger to the kitchen or South Bay, the Baran brothers have a long history with hospitality and food and were looking to create a California-casual restaurant for culinary talent to thrive.


R/10 Social House, Redondo Beach
Located in Redondo Beach’s Marina, this spot is a neighborhood gastropub offering farm-to-table food, handcrafted cocktails, and a selection of artisan beers.
North Italia, El Segundo
North Italia’s pizza is a revelation: an airy, barely chewy center embraced by a perfectly crisp crust. With the spirit of the Italian taverna, North is the place to talk shop over a cocktail or swap gossip sharing delectable chef creations.
This new Redondo spot is a lively place to grab dinner and a cocktail with friends. With a small menu, each item is guaranteed to be a delicious choice—like pork cheek tacos, spiced seared salmon salad, and the classic little rebel burger.